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Sharing a database amongst multiple local installs/connect to multiple databases?

My team is looking to improve our Wordpress Theme development workflow, and one of the main concerns is battle-testing our themes with all forms of data in all possible environments. For the most part ...
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Wordpress clone from live to local [duplicate]

I am trying to clone a live wordpress instalation to my local machine. I have copied all of the files throught FTP and Mysql database too. Everything is set up correctly and site_url and blog fields ...
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Upgrade a plugin manually using the option “add new”

I need to test a upgrade implementation before I upload the code on the repository and be public to everyone, but I can't find how. Replacing the old code for the new code via FTP isn't working ...
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Wordpress Installation

First of all, I am not a techie so be nice to me please. I am trying to install Wordpress. I have followed the installation instructions for Wordpress as best as I could. However when I try to open ...
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Wordpress MAMP Installation Issue

I have MAMP configured in my machine and I've been using it to run multiple Wordpress installs with no issue until this new site where the Wordpress install is in a subdirectory. The site is ...
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Moving a remote Wordpress multisite installation to local

I hope someone here can point me to some good resources to start moving my Wordpress multisite installation (already running for a year) to my local environment. A lot of the tutorials out there are ...
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Image link issues after importing a database backup to my local web server

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem trying to import an old WP blog (made using WP 3.5) on my local web server. I have put the old blog foder into my www ...
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After migration of an old WP blog on my local web server I obtain white screen, why? is it a wp_options DB table problem? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties in the migration of an old WP website (made inWP 3.5) on my local web server. I have performed the following operation: ...
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Why I have this error when I try to install this old blog on my local webserver?

I am pretty new to WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties trying to put on my local web server an old backup of a website (made using WP 3.5) I have performed the following ...
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Why I obtain a white page when I import a backup of an old WP blog on my local web server? [duplicate]

I am pretty new with WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some problem loading an old WP backup on my local Apache. I have take the directory containint an old blog (named blog) and I have put it ...
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All scripts and style links return 404 on a local virtualhost

I am setting up a local development environment for a WordPress site on a Ubuntu desktop. When I go to run the installer at nimble-demo.local/wp-admin/install.php, the page loads but every script and ...
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Installing WP on localhost

This is maybe a beginner question, but as Codex Installing WP says, I use to install WP on the server directly and then I do the changes on-line, instead of begin installing on my localhost and do the ...
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How to setup a wordpress backup in localhost?

I have a database backup and entire site folder backup of a wordpress site. I want to setup it in my localhost. These are the steps I followed. Create a database Import the database_backup.sql ...
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Trouble running local WordPress in Google App Engine

Following these instructions. Installed MySQL, Python and Google App Engine PHP SDK on a Windows 8 PC. Perfect! Created an app for WordPress, created database and user on localhost and edited ...
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“Template is missing” install error on non-child theme

I understand the first comment in style.css dictates the difference between original theme and child theme. Using the following simplest example is throwing the "Themes must have a stylesheet and a ...
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“The package could not be installed” when updating plugins, themes, and core files on WampServer

Whenever I update anything on my local WordPress development site, whether it be plugins, themes, or the WP 3.7.1 update, I get this error message: Unpacking the update… The package could not ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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Installing WordPress into a user directory without any admin privileges

I posted a question over at webmasters.stackexchange.com that was migrated over to this stack. It's here now: Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL Before the migration, ...
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Can't access Admin section of Wordpress using MAMP

I have been developing a Wordpress site locally using MAMP, and I have run into an issue twice now where when I leave at night and come back, I can't access the admin page. I have debugging on, and ...
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How to install wpengine hosted multisite locally

Does anyone have any insight into how to install a copy of a wpengine hosted site locally? You can assume Wordpress migration knowledge i.e. I have a copy of the files and have imported the DB ...
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Redirect loop error on wordpress landing page on localhost

I am trying to run a local version of a live Wordpress site, however, after setting up the local environment and attempting to access: http://localhost/wordpress/ I receive the following ...
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How to make a copy of a local wordpress build in MAMP?

I've been working on my site locally using MAMP and installing the wordpress folder in htdocs. However i wanted to make a copy of the site so that i can test another solution. I can't do a git init ...
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set up development environment windows

I have a live website (hosted by GoDaddy). I would like to set up a development environment on my local computer (Windows 8) so that I can make changes and see how things look, and then push them over ...
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local wordpress blog issues

i have recently started a local blog, installed wordpress 3.5 correctly, even posted on it, when i view it on my machine using the IP or localhost, i see the entire pages correctly, but when i view it ...
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Trouble Installing Wordpress Get PHP Not Running Answer

I have seen this topic discussed several places on the internet, both in the Wordpress official forums and on individuals' blogs. Despite having worked through some of the suggestions, I am still ...
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Using page-id-{ID} from body_class() in local dev, versus live staging

Not sure this is a question suitable for this forum, but I'll try: I think it is pretty convenient targeting elements in css/jQuery for a specific page by using the page-id-{ID} generated by ...
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Doubts about how to migrate WordPress from local to online server using Search and Replace Tool script

I am trying to migrate my blog from my local web server to an online web server and I have a doubt about this procedure. I have uploaded all my local file in the root of my web server. I have also ...
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check if a file in a plugin folder exists from a locale installation

I need to check if a file exist in my plugin dir: if (fileexists) { ... } else { ... } However, if in place of fileexists I use file_exists(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/myplugin/myfile.ext") it returns ...
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Set up Network Locally on a Flash Drive

I've previously used WAMP for developing WordPress themes locally using a WordPress Network using sub domains. Having to set it all up again every time I want to develop on a new computer is a pain, ...
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wordpress local host web login not working after port configuration

I installed the word press on my vm and configure my port 8000. Now, when I am trying to login into wordpress using http://localhost:8000/wordpress/ on browser , the link is getting changing ...
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Can I host WP-admin locally for a remote blog?

I'm having an issue where my theme creates a pile of images sizes on uploads (because it's supposed to), and my server periodically gags on the process. It's resulting in a pile of "MySQL server has ...
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WordPress auto update for core but use local package

I have several local WordPress dev environments but, for the moment, a very very slow internet connection. The WordPress auto updater for core is very convenient, but would it possible for it to use ...
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subdomain mulitsite on localhost in a subfolder

I have a sudomain-based WPMU installation locally with xampp. My vhosts lists domains like follows: 127.0.0.1 mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteA.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteB.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 ...
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WordPress Admin Interface not styled properly

The laptop I was working on recently crashed. But, I managed to get everything on it backed up, including my recent WordPress project off of my local server (I use MAMP). I uploaded my SQL database ...
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Valid Connection Information is Getting Denied

I'm getting prompted to enter my FTP information (in this case, SFTP) for installing plugins/themes in Wordpress. Problem is, I keep getting denied with valid SFTP credentials. I have root access ...
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Moved wordpress from localhost to live and wp-admin shows white screen

Hi I developed a website in wordpress on my localhost then moved it to a live server. Everything is working fine except wp-admin. When I go to domain/wp-admin it shows a white screen. Yet when I go to ...
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$post->id vs $post->ID problem after using Wordpress config bootstrap

I'm developing with Wordpress in a multi environment scenario. I develop on my local machine, test on a server and so on. I was using the "trick" of having a local-config.php file to have different ...
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Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21

Tried to install a wordpress plugin on my local machine: To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not ...
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Making Wordpress Local Again?

I've been working on a Wordpress site for a while and have gone to make it live this afternoon. After following this tutorial video ...
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WordPress Skeleton installation

I'm trying to set up a local WordPress installation using WordPress Skeleton, so that I can eventually use WP Stack. I've created a local folder called vcip.com and the local hosts rules to resolve ...
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Trying to edit a WP site locally using MAMP

I'm new to WordPress. A friend asked me to redesign his WP blog and I've installed it on my Mac using MAMP. I went through the database setup and imported the site's existing DB and added the tables. ...
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Why would this code work locally but break online?

For some strange reason this code works perfect on my local installation of Wordpress yet when I put it live on a web server the code just repeats the same two articles over and over again and doesn't ...
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FTP credentials on localhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins I just started working locally with Wordpress. Trying to update theme/plugins I get asked for my FTP ...
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WP Multisite development with Mamp Pro and wildcard subdomains, not really working for me

I´m trying to set up a local development environment for me to work on a Wordpress multisite that I´m building. I use Mamp Pro with default ports (Apache: 80, MySQL: 3306), and I also added a new host ...
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Can't Install Standard Plugins on a Local MAMP installation

I've tried to install two standard plugsins (wp-touch was one). I have a local installation under OS 10.6 and MAMP which otherwise seems to work fine. I select the zip file but get the error ...
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Is it feasible to build and update a Wordpress website offline?

It appears that Wordpress is designed to have websites constructed and maintained online - in the live website. I see some posts here that indicate some people are doing such development offline - in ...
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Have multiple local wordpress installs share a wp-content folder and database

On my local machine, I have multiple wordpress versions installed so I can test the themes and plugins I develop. I was wondering if I could somehow create a central wp-content folder and database, ...
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How to set up Wordpress in the intranet?

I have been looking for an answer for long time now and have tried on a few alternatives too, but still I am unable to do it. What? : I want to set up Wordpress on the intranet in my workplace most ...
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Why is WordPress' installer “phoning home” during the install script?

I noticed (using Little Snitch) that WordPress' installer calls a distant Web page when installing (api.wordpress.org), why is that?
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Moving Wordpress from live to local server

I have a wordpress install that I have been working on and now I want develop the install on my local server. I have downloaded all of the site files and added it to my local server directory. I also ...